Join the team

Interested in volunteering?

If you're interested in applying to volunteer at knus, simply read through the information on this page and apply.
Are you over 18 and living in the USA?

You must be over the 18 years of age and live permanently in the UK.

Do you have a laptop?

A laptop and a quiet space to volunteer is essential.

How much time can you give?

A minimum of 2 hours per week is required. We are flexible and like to work around you.

Do you like to learn?

We provide training for all volunteers that join us. 20-25 hours of CPD accredited volunteering training is required.

How does it work?

All of our communications are chat or telephone based. You can help people from the comfort of your home by logging into our secure communications software.

Do the following words describe you?

Honest, caring, empathetic, supportive, respectful, helpful, accepting.
If yes to any, we can't wait to hear from you.

Helping others using your experience

Lived experience is invaluable when it comes to helping others.
When we connect with and help others, it helps all involved feel more hopeful about the future.

Register your interest

Use our short interactive form to submit a registration of interest.

Some important points

In order to volunteer for knus, you are required to undergo an enhanced background check and provide two references before you start training. Please do not worry about this, we will help you as much as we can.

knus is a non-profit organisation and we have to keep costs to the minimum. If your application is successful, we will ask for a donation towards the cost of your enhanced background check through one of our partners. This cost is $39.99 plus local taxes.

Training is provided by us and our training partners. You will be required to attend this training using online conferencing software such as zoom or teams.